The design depicts the Hill of Crosses: fragments of wooden and forged crosses, symbolising Lithuanian cross-crafting and folk culture. Cross-crafting and cross-symbolism in Lithuania are included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The inscriptions featured are: Lithuania’s name “LIETUVA”, the year of issue “2020” on the top, “KRYŽIŲ KALNAS” (the Hill of Crosses) and the mark of the Lithuanian Mint at the bottom. The design is realised by Rytas Jonas Belevičius.
Subject of commemoration
UNESCO Cultural Heritage - Kryžių Kalnas (the Hill of Crosses)
Date of issue